Swine Flu: News

27 Nov 2023

United Kingdom

UK reports first case of H1N2 virus in humans

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has revealed that the first human case of the H1N2 virus, also known as the pig virus, has been detected in Britain.

14 Mar 2023


H3N2: ICMR expert recommends influenza vaccine for low immunity people

With respiratory illnesses due to H3N2, COVID-19, and other viruses reportedly witnessing a steep rise over the last week in India, experts have issued caution and recommended precautionary measures.

10 Mar 2023


Karnataka reports first H3N2 death a week after lab report

Karnataka reported the first death from H3N2 influenza in the state on Friday, a week after lab reports confirmed the virus.

07 Mar 2023

Randeep Guleria

Steep rise in H3N2, COVID-19 cases; masks, other measures return

Respiratory illnesses due to Influenza A virus subtype H3N2 and COVID-19 cases reportedly witnessed a steep rise over the last week in India, prompting authorities to implement precautionary measures.

30 Jun 2020


New virus with 'pandemic potential' emerges in China

While the world is grappling with coronavirus, which originated in China, worrying details of a new virus have emerged.

SAP shuts down Indian offices after employees infected with swine-flu

German software giant, SAP, has shut down its Indian offices temporarily after two employees of their Bengaluru office tested positive for the H1N1 virus (swine flu).

20 Feb 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

65 died from swine flu in last one week: Government

65 people succumbed to H1N1 virus in the country last week, pushing the death toll due to swine flu this year to 377, according to Union Health Ministry data, while the number of those infected by it has crossed 12,000.

13 Feb 2019


Shabana Azmi down with swine flu, gets hospitalized

National-award winning actress Shabana Azmi has been diagnosed with swine flu recently.

09 Feb 2019


Health Ministry to assist Gujarat, Punjab in containing swine flu

In view of rising cases of swine flu and deaths due to the disease in Gujarat and Punjab, the Union Health Ministry has sent two teams to assess the situation and assist the states in strengthening their response mechanism to contain the ailment.

07 Feb 2019


Over 6,700 swine flu cases, 226 deaths trigger health alarm

There has been an alarming spike in swine flu (H1N1) cases in India this year, with 6,701 confirmed cases and 226 deaths recorded up until February 3.

26 Jan 2019


Maharashtra: Swine flu kills 11 people in 23 days

After Rajasthan, Maharashtra, too, has fallen victim to a swine flu outbreak.

22 Jan 2019


Gurugram: Seven new swine flu cases takes total to 34

While Rajasthan is in the grips of a swine flu outbreak, the disease seems to have reached Gurugram too.

22 Jan 2019


Vasundhara Raje blames Congress for increased swine flu cases

Former Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje attacked the Congress government over its "failure" to tackle swine flu menace in the state.

22 Jan 2019


#HealthBytes: How to stay safe from swine flu

The recent rise in cases of swine flu across North India, is a serious health threat to every household.

10 Oct 2018

Delhi Government

95 swine flu cases reported in Delhi till September 30

A report by the Health Ministry, Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), revealed that 95 swine flu cases have been reported in Delhi till September 30.

14 Sep 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Man dies of swine flu, first H1N1 death in UP

A 31-year-old man died of swine flu, the first H1N1 fatality reported in Uttar Pradesh this year.

07 Aug 2017


Aamir Khan, wife Kiran Rao down with swine flu

Actor Aamir Khan became the latest victim of swine flu on Sunday.

16 Jun 2017


IIT counselling makes a smooth start, 7 rounds to be conducted

23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and other government institutes started the joint seat allocation process with no technical glitches.

23 May 2017


Mumbai witnesses 3rd swine flu death of 2017

A 30-year-old pregnant woman became the third victim of swine flu deaths in Mumbai in 2017.

16 May 2017


This year, Maharashtra has 13,000 fewer engineering seats

According to the data released by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), the number of engineering seats in Maharashtra has dipped from 1.43 lakh to 1.30 lakh for the upcoming academic year 2017-2018.

05 Apr 2017

Vinod Khanna

Ludhiana Police fail to arrest Rakhi Sawant in Valmiki case

Ludhiana police were dispatched to Mumbai on Monday following a court order to arrest actor Rakhi Sawant, but failed to locate her.